Pearl Jam Donates $300,000 To Citizens Of Flint,MI & Announce Tour Dates

by Rafeal Crawford
Pearl Jam

Veteran rock group Pearl Jam will donate money to the citizens of Flint,MI to provide them with clean water. Frontman Eddie Vedder and friends have contributed $125,000 to The United Way of Genesee to help out the water crisis stricken city.

But also including Republic Records, the Universal Music Publishing Group and Ticketmaster — pledged an additional $175,000, bringing the grand total to $300,000.

The United Way of Genesee County will channel the money to the Flint Water Fund, which benefits the city’s ongoing drinking water contamination crisis. Also Pearl Jam started a Crowdrise campaign as well that to date has generated $8,000 in funds.

Pearl Jam released their tour dates here’s the list below

April 8: Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (BB&T Arena)
April 9: Miami, Fla. (American Airlines Arena)
April 11: Tampa, Fla. (Amalie Arena)
April 13: Jacksonville, Fla. (Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena)
April 16: Greenville, S.C. (Bon Secours Wellness Arena)
April 18: Hampton, Va. (Hampton Coliseum)
April 20: Raleigh, N.C. (PNC Arena)
April 21: Columbia, S.C. (Colonia Life Arena)
April 23: New Orleans, LA (New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest)
April 26: Lexington, KY (Rupp Arena)
April 28: Philadelphia, Penn. (Wells Fargo Center)
April 29: Philadelphia, Penn. (Wells Fargo Center)
May 1: New York, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)
May 2: New York, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)
May 5: Quebec City, Quebec (Centre Videotron)
May 8: Ottawa, Ontario (Canadian Tire Centre)
May 10: Toronto, Ontario (Air Canada Centre)
June 9-12: Manchester, Tenn. (Bonnaroo)
Aug. 5: Boston, Mass. (Fenway Park)
Aug. 7: Boston, Mass. (Fenway Park)
Aug. 20: Chicago, Ill. (Wrigley Field)
Aug. 22: Chicago, Ill. (Wrigley Field)

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